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CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
with the patient to make sure they're doing exercise, making sure diabetes is okay and to figure out whether to problem says, probably get paid $15. it's a completely irrational system. >> fee-for-service rewards physicians for doing more. it does not reward them for doing a better job. it doesn't report them for keeping patients healthy. it rewards them for giving more care. c-span: what the doctors think of the fee-for-service? did you find out? >> guest: it is an antiquated, broken, perverse system that nobody is happy with, that is a predominately in which medicine is ran worst in our country. we pay for pieces that we get pieces. as they explain in the clip, we pay for individual procedures. we pay for prescribing drugs. each service that a doctor provide is paid for. when you pay forvize to d more. you're not incentivized to what's right for the patient. or incentivize to get my pills. so the problem with that is you don't really get to the bottom of what's wrong with somebody unnecessarily. you don't have time to spend 45 minutes to understand what's going on with their heart
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 3:30pm EST
of the sodium potassium pump and diabetes rather than being glucose tolerance is sodium in our diet and tons of money, hundreds of billions of dollars in health care. remember, we spent 17% of our gdp, about $2.6 trillion on health care and a third theater that isn't helping anybody. i will ask my staff for the information you sent on monday and do an inquiry. >> host: john, port st. lucie, florida. please go ahead with your question. >> caller: i hope the producer can't hear me. the first several quick. he might have answered this real quick. will you run for president? >> guest: no, i will not. >> caller: that said because the previous callers have mentioned, you do speak honestly and mention spending a few minutes ago regarding how the budget has doubled. $3.5 billion of their budget in 1933. kennedy was the first with a budget over $100 billion. they think bush two was the first to have one over $2 trillion. the republicans or conservatives can't seem to do a ross perot presentation and i think men would grab this better because her visual. if you put up some charts and show tha
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm EST
depression and diabetes. so point number one is that we must connect to the internet. it is one of the most important things on the planet. there are 36 million people with a mobile phone. point number two is that it has to serve the largest group of health care workers in the world. they are outnumbered 10 to one. our kids and our brothers and our sisters, that's the group we have to address. and the number one engagement transaction is swallowing this daily pill. so if you think about these massive digital transitions that have occurred, the key is to find a transaction that consumers engage in and did something that they want or need to do, just like financial services. we didn't have people swallow the medicine can see that data show. >> host: how does one wear one? >> guest: it is about 2.5 inches and it looks recommended. has some very nice electronics inside of it to basically give you medical data. >> host: is a permanent patch? >> guest: it is designed to wear for about a week. he do anything in it, you can run a race. one of the things i would like to show is that we buil
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
leads to, principle among them diabetes that consumes 2% of the gross national product. a child born after 2000 has a one in three chance in america of being a die -- diabetic. they will live shorter lives than their parents. that's not a huge surprise to you probably. we've been talking now for a long time about the wanders of the american corn syrup based diet and 40 ounce sodas people drink. only recently have studies been done comparing diet and physical inaffidavit. one of them in england called gluttony versus sloth. another doctor at the may owe clinic put patients in electronic underwear, set a certain regime, studied their weight, pumped calories in, and then some people got fat and other people didn't, and expecting some sort of, you know, metabolic factor at work or a genetic factor at work, the only thing changes for the people was the amount of daily activity. go a step further. look at books like "the blue zone," have you seen the -- i forget the first name, dan in "the blue zones," and where do people live the longest? you see what nay do, including drinks red wine, an
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 7:30am EST
some of the real problems, smoking, diabetes, other issues that are going to be enormous pressures on health service in the long run. >> we have heard, the house has heard the prime minister is looking forward to making people from national and international banks the next few days. when will he visit a food bank? >> first of all let me once again praise what food banks do in our country, and let me point out to the honorable member that the use of food banks increased 10 times under the last labour government. >> will be prime minister join me in paying tribute to all the athletes who took part in the british -- held in my constituency? will be prime minister encourage people to register which will help us save lives of? >> i certainly could be to all those who took part in the british transplant games into the many volunteers who made these games such a success. i think gillian did a fantastic job in hosting the games. is quite right to raise this issue. they are a testament to the benefit of transplantation and i would encourage people to do as he says. >> seventy-seven of our y
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 12:00pm EST
, barfoot did with aids and other diseases of obesity and diabetes. tucker said this for the same kinds, yet we have a president. and i'm thinking the black community for me is deafening for my generation. with protest everything. and we wanted more after we got the voting rights and civil rights, we wanted more than 65. why do you black community -- >> you can see the difference between the support team got when he was fighting first of the race before. so if you're in 1865, the level of support if you look at the polls, overwhelming support, widespread support even among whites for that he was trained to do. if you look at after 65, when he missed to chicagoan takes takes a stand on vietnam, when he begins to support garbage workers and poor people, the poor people's campaign which was the first occupied this man. he wanted to bring people to occupy the national mall. even during the occupy campaign in recent years, no one prefers something so radical is coming and staying on the national mall. so that's the king was about in his support of the black community ran down dramatica
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 8:30pm EST
on their own participation in the system. an example of that is waiving co-pays for diabetics who take their medications. so those have a lot of momentum and i think you will see a lot and some of them are controversial. again i'm not going to take that on today because i want to get to two points which is employers are also very interested in the delivery system. what i have talked about so far as the employer benefit design by the employee. high deductible plans in value-based insurance but we obviously understand that no one is ever going to be healthy enough to not need to go to the doctors hospitals and drugstore so what happens in the delivery system is important. the same principles apply about those market forces. so there's a big move to show the kind of crisis that you see which happens to be in schenectady that actually was derived believe it or not by a group calling doctors offices and calling different kind of providers of the services to see this gigantic variation in price for something as simple as a sore throat. i showed this because we know that we are not going
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
illnesses die significantly earlier than americans overall. often from treatable causes like diabetes and smoking related chronic conditions. these consequences also spill into other areas. as any teacher or school counselor will tell you, a child who struggle with depression, anxiety, any other mental health condition, is also likely to struggle academically. it's also an issue for our justice system. since our -- we should be receiving mental health and substance abuse counseling instead. i have had a number of sheriffs in my own state, as well as other states, tell me that their jails, the jails are now the de facto mental institution in their states. the shame and this is that with access to the right treatment to support most people with mental goes can recover and lead productive and healthy lives. that we need to make the critical investments that will enable us to happen. so wearing my other hat as the chairman of the labor, health and human services appropriations subcommittee, i plan to take a close look at funding opportunities in this area through the appropriations proces
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
real problems like diabetes and other issues that will put pressures on our health service in the long run. >> thank you mr. speaker. which heard the houses heard the prime minister's looking forward to meeting people from national and international banks over the next few days. when will he visit a food tank? >> let me once again prays with with the food banks to in our country and let me point out to the honorable member that the use of food banks increased 10 times under the last labor government. >> will the prime minister join me in paying tribute to the athletes -- will the prime minister encourage people to register for other donations? >> i must certainly pay tribute to the many volunteers who made these games such as success and they did a fantastic job of hosting the games in these right to raise these issues. their tests missed the benefits of transportation i would encourage people to do as he says. >> young people with the most complex special needs face being without -- next year because of government cuts from high needs funding. why should the most vulnerable young peop
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
won't treat diabetes. extremism doesn't create jobs and intransigence will provide health care for those who can't afford it. [applause] [cheers and applause] under access help montana it's also doing other things. i also propose 25% the number of seats in the winter program which allow montana students to attend medical school with other students in the northwest. the programs been extremely successful in encouraging our montanans to come back to our cities and towns and rural communities and open up the practice. there hasn't been an increase in the number of slot for the program in over two decades. for that and other reasons, tonight i ask each and every member of the legislature to take the longer view, lead the way by focusing on health and welfare of our neighbors. let's work together to put montana's first and use hard-earned tax dollars wisely. [applause] if that's even view that will allow -- the same longer view that will help montana to lead america to energy independence. with responsible development of our coal, wind, oil and gas, hydropower, biofuels and geothermal c
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am EST
undecided of the house we're doing which will help all families. >> as a diabetic can i welcome the fact that last year the prime minister lit up number 10 for the first time on world diabetes day? one-third of all the prime minister leaders have got either, are either obese or their overweight. yet they consume cans of coke and pepsi that contain up to eight teaspoons of sugar. what steps is the prime minister imposing to take to engage manufacturers in the war against sugar? if we don't act now, the next generation will be overwhelmed by diabetes epidemic. >> i think the right honorable friend is absolutely right to raise this issue. it is one of the biggest health challenges that we face in our country, a public health challenge that we face. he's right to highlight the problem of excessive eating of sugar. that is why we challenge business to a responsibility deal to try to reduce levels of sugar, and that has had some effect. what we have in place that is a diabetes action plan which is about how we improve early diagnosis can how we better integrate care, how we provide better
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 10:00pm EST
. sonia sotomayor was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of seven and her father died when she was nine. she and her younger brother were raised by a single mother and her brother is now a doctor. sonia sotomayor graduate as valedictorian of her high school class, graduated from princeton university summa cum laude a the highest price for the a director while attending yale law school she was editor of the law journal. she could have become a highly paid lawyer out of yale but she went right into public-service becoming the assistant district attorneys serving the people of new york. she served in almost all levels of the judicial system including private practice as well as years on the federal bench. 2009 president barack obama nominated in the u.s. senate confirmed sonia sotomayor as a 111th justice of the u.s. supreme court. io give you sonia sotomayor. [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] spee net after a guide to washington in 2009, i net to a whole bunch of texans from everywhere in this large state. and i have been repeatedly invited to visit. and when you get a new
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
dictionaries to operate in our diabetes initiative with diabetes educators to do a spectacular job. i would make a pitch however for the doctor when someone walks into the office and says i hurt, i got a pain in my belly gourmet had that feel right, having gone to medical school, not only does that add a quality site, better experience with our physicians tend to utilize the expensive ancillary services somewhat less. >> that's been our experience, too. >> and just to follow up, i agree completely. by the same token everyday part is, there's not a status bar routine that is not diagnostic in nature. ongoing maintenance of uncomplicated diabetics and so forth to talk or staff to do. our nurses are way better at taking care of people with diabetes than i am. >> a real practical outcome of being able to organize that way is it's an important solution in my opinion to the primary care shortage because a busy primary care doc or, [inaudible] will be a lot to take care if a full panel of 22, 2300 patients depending on engagements and what not. if you organize yourself differently and the others t
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 8:45am EST
obesity itself is the problem, that illnesses the city of these two. diabetes now consumes 2% of our gross national product. a child born after to test and has a one in three chance in america of becoming a diabetic. now look at the first generation of american going to live shorter lives than their parents. that's not a huge surprise to you. we've all been talking about the wonders of the point where they started in the 40-ounce service people are drinking. only recently has the argument -- have cities and then comparing diet and physical inactivity. one was called gluttony versus slot. another doctor at the mayo clinic for patients in electronic underwear and measured every motion chemists at a regime, said it that way, started counting calories than as some people thought that another student. expecting some metabolic factor of work, they found the only thing was the amount of daily cavity. the new flickr books like the bluestone. i forget his first name. dan buettner and the blue suns. when people live live the longest? you put it in a book and sell millions. the number one rule,
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am EST
all about aging, affluence, dementia, depression and diabetes. so if you're going to design a health care system, what's it going to look like? well, point number one, it must connect to the mobile internet. mobile internet is the most important utility on the planet, it's more available than water or electricity. there are nearly six billion people with a mobile phone. point number one, going to connect to the -- [inaudible] point number two, it has to serve the largest group of health care workers in the world, and that's not doctors and nurses. they're outnumbered 10 to 1 by informal family carers, that's you and me caring for our parents, our kids, our brothers and our sisters. so that's the group you have to address, so it's really about consumers. and number three, the number one engagement transaction for consumers with their own health that they do every day that they think and believe and know maybe is going to keep them well is to swallow their daily pill. so if you think about these massive digital transitions that have occurred in financial services, in retail and commerc
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2013 10:00pm EST
unemployed and more afflicted with aids and other diseases and diabetes and more of diabetes and morbus are incarcerated. lee gets tougher sentences for the same crimes as five people get we have a black president and i'm thinking for silence in the black community for me is definitely coming from our generation. we approach everything and we want we want moriches said after we got the voting rights. civil rights, we wanted more and 65. think the black community -- >> guest: you can see the difference between the kind of support that king got when he was fighting for civil rights reform. up until 1965 the level of support came when you look at the polls overwhelming support in the black community and wide spread support among whites for what he was trying to do. if you look after 65 when he moved to chicago and takes a stand on vietnam when he gets to support garbage workers. >> host: poor people. >> guest: the poor people's campaign which was the first occupy movement. he wanted to occupy the national mall. even during the occupy campaign in recent years no one put forward something so rad
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am EST
different health, diabetic agnostic things, different testing that really looks at all the different things so that you can really monitor your health, you know on your arm or in your phone in a variety of different ways. >> host: aknee that hix director of mark -- marketing at qualcomm. well, one of the most talked-about and looked-of at items here at ces international 2013 is made by a company called maker bot. and bree pettus is the ceo. what are with we looking at here? >> guest: you're looking at the next industrial revolution. we're -- maker bot is an innovation company and we empower people to innovate so they can change the future. >> host: that said, what are we looking at as far as the equipment? >> guest: so what we've got here at ces this year -- and this is our fourth year at ces -- is the next generation of makerbot printers. we've got 3-d printers on the optimized to use a renewable biopalacic, and then we've got the 2x which is an experimental printer. these two tools empower people to make things, and it works by building up layers of plastic until your model is done
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 8:00pm EST
who has a history with diabetes has never seen the doc are. don't know they can get care. a lot of it is enrollment into understanding both cultural issues as well as being able to get them into care. >> let me switch in touch on port issuing terms of how we determine reimbursement rates for the physician. that is the rock which i think probably is not a household word throughout america and it is an organization which plays an enormously important role in determining how much specialist would like, how much primary care physicians would like. we have an organization kind of loaded top-heavy with people in the specialties in terms of representing primary care physicians. is this an important issue? >> when we talk globally about the area of inequity and how we get a handle. medicare is the largest single payer and many private payers pay off in a variety of ways, managing the medicare conundrum around the pay gap would be essential to reform and the whole system. the rocket that the center of it. it is well wired msn of it's been this way in a long time and there's a variety of app
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
compared the united states to 17 peer countries. we were worst for prevalence of diabetes among adults among those 17 countries. worst for obesity across all age groups of those 17 countries. and had the worst infant mortality, the worst infant mortality of all 17 countries. we suffer higher death rates and worse outcomes for conditions such as heart disease and chronic lung disease. this chart from that institute of medicine report shows all these dots of the other countries grouped around cost, expenditure per capita and life expectancy. that's the united states of america, the dot with the red circle around it. we are an outlier, below virtually all of these countries except poland and turkey and hungary, below them all on life expectancy. they are all above 78 and we're just below it. and wildly out of the grouping on cost. we are way higher cost than the grouping of all of our industrialized competitors. we are wild outliers in a very bad direction of high costs and poor outcomes. this is a stark and unsettling disparity of us from virtually all the other nations, and it's
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm EST
obesity and diabetes. more of us are incarcerated and get tough sentences for the same crimes. the suns in the black community for me is deafening coming from our generation. we would protest everything. as you said after we got the voting rights and civil rights, we wanted more and 65. why do you think -- >> guest: you can see the difference behind the kind of support king got when he was fighting for civil rights reforms after 1965 the level of support for king if you look at the polls, overwhelming support in the black community, widespread support even among the whites for what he was trying to do. if you look at after 65 when he moved to chicago and when he takes a stand on viet nam and higgins to support garbage workers and poor people in the poor people's campaign which is the first occupied movement he wanted to occupy the national mall even though the occupied campaign in recent years no one put forward something so rational and that is his support in the black community that went down dramatically. >> host: that would make white people angry? >> guest: because there was a
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
kind of chronic condition. just to give you a statistic, we have 600,000 diabetics as members. and usually 2-3, they usually have 2-3 chronic conditions. so what happens is one condition leads to another condition which leads to another condition. so living a healthy lifestyle helps prevent that from happening. but what we also notice is living a healthy lifestyle helps the brain. it helps people be more engaged and longer and live a life that's much broader than just being healthier in that regard. and so you see our dream of lifelong well being wraps around not only the physical health, but the mental health. and we do have studies that, actually, demonstrates that the ability to have an effect on care is directly related to your lifestyle in that regard. and i think diabetes is a great example of that and probably one of the most expensive diseases we face today outside of cancer as a result of bad habits and eating. now, some of it is hereditary, but most of it is what we do to our body every day. >> um, you spoke about the excessive, unneeded use of medical services and irrati
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
make and admitting to drug for diabetes and cardiovascular disease and the need for even greater in terms of units that can be sold. also in terms of prevention. we need to have an ambitious vision, but also we should not -- we need to be prepared for longer term. there is kind of a momentum dare, where we see a return of the investments of the past decade basically because these things don't happen overnight. >> i think i agree with peter. we need to be able to manage the response of the perspective of the long-term. but we need now is to change complete their way to do the innovation. the type of innovation we have today, it is impossible for me to believe that she will go to 15, 20 million people in africa if you have cd for machine everywhere. so the simplification, as i said in my letter to the partner, a red hill will simplify one pill a day and look up how we bring to help us to do no harm or groups to look up how we work together to simplify. if we don't simplify its not possible. they may give you an example. just to make sure that the 9 million people were waiting for to m
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm EST
, based on value, it means that employees an example of that is raising co-pays for diabetics who take their medications. again, not one to take that on because i want to get to two points. we honestly undersized understand that what happens is the same principles are applied in market forces. this happens to be in schenectady, new york. it was the right, believe it or not, by the group calling doctors offices and calling the different providers of the services to see this gigantic variation in price or something as simple as a sore throat. a show that's because we know that we won't save the health care system in this way. you cannot put one of these and and show that kind of price difference. this is going to happen in the exchanges. obviously less of an issue in medicare. because of the administrative pricing. but once you get into the exchanges, people are going to want to know these prices. it is very difficult to get this information. there are still clauses that providers have and it is difficult for the private sector to get this data and put it together. you see a lot of innov
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
70s, 5% of kids who are overweight. today that number exceeds 33%. of those onset diabetes is now showing up in children. high blood pressure is affect the children. fewer than 10% of kids received daily physical education. even fewer outdoors. that's a bond is breaking between the young and the natural world. this is not okay. it is not okay for democrats. it is not okay for republicans. it is not okay for america. whatever the headlines in washington and the american people one of thermal protection, there are conservation of land, water but you. conservation leadership both as can be to broaden and strengthen the nation's environmental conversations. i know i'm going to get up on conservation conversations and 10 during the morning. it's galvanizing ideas that fantasy i've intersection between environment, economy community. the leadership council cast a broad net for policy ideas to protect issues. ideas that use markets in partnerships and incentives. i guess it's safe onion address environmental issues. today we unveiled six papers that are taking environmental problems and
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm EST
. it's time we set politics aside on this issue. politics won't treat diabetes. extremism doesn't create jobs. intransigence will provide health care for those who can't afford it. [cheers and applause] .. for the program in over two decades. for that and other reasons, tonight i ask each and every member of this legislation to take the longer view. lead the way by focusing on health and welfare of our neighbors. let work together to put montana begans first and use their hard-earned cash dollars wisely. [applause] it it's that same year -- that will help montana to lead america to energy independence. with responsible dwo. our poll, with oil and gas, hydropower, biofuel, the geothermal capacity. we are creating jobs and strength. ing our rural economies. for some communities in eastern montana, the rapid growth associated with the energy boom is created immediate infrastructure challenges. that's why i'm h i've proposed creating a grant program for communities effected by oil and gas development. i ask that we're invest $15 million in providing matching funds to effective cities and tow
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
number exceeds 33%. adult onset diabetes is now showing up in children. high blood pressure, high blood pressure is inflicting children. fewer than 10% of kids receive daily physical education. even fewer get outdoors. .. ideas that can save money and address important environmental issues today we of a all the papers with these ideas. considered as secretary norton noted for parks and open space to serve those children i just mentioned. to secure their links to nature. one author examines how private partnerships can keep parks open even in times of very tight state budgets. state parks attract some 725 million visitors each year. more even than our national parks as some thousand local sites. but many of these parks are in trouble with dtv rating infrastructure and shrinking public funds to sustain visitor services. public-private partnerships offer an idea potential to enhance park operations. over 100 u.s. forest service recreation sites already use this model. it is not a dream come it isn't something hypothetical. new york city's central park is operated by a nonprofit organ
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 2:00am EST
become so low that they don't make and admitting to drug for diabetes and cardiovascular disease and the need for even greater in terms of units that can be sold. also in terms of prevention. we need to have an ambitious vision, but also we should not -- we need to be prepared for longer term. there is kind of a momentum dare, where we see a return of the investments of the past decade basically because these things don't happen overnight. >> i think i agree with peter. we need to be able to manage the response of the perspective of the long-term. but we need now is to change complete their way to do the innovation. the type of innovation we have today, it is impossible for me to believe that she will go to 15, 20 million people in africa if you have cd for machine everywhere. so the simplification, as i said in my letter to the partner, a red hill will simplify one pill a day and look up how we bring to help us to do no harm or groups to look up how we work together to simplify. if we don't simplify its not possible. they may give you an example. just to make sure that the 9 million
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